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. now, where has the u.s. supreme court been on all of this? where has the u.s. supreme court been? well, far from protecting the interests of discreet and insular minorities, far from doing that, the u.s. supreme court has been busy defending this war at every turn. the u.s. supreme court or over the last couple decades has eviscerated amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures granting to the police the authority to stop, frisk, search just about anyone anywhere without any probable cause or reasonable suspicion, not a shred of evidence of criminal activity as long as they get consent. now, what's consent? consent is when a police officer walks up to a young man, officer walks up to the young man with one hand on his gun and says, son, put your arms up in the air so i can search you, see if you've got anything on you. kid says, uh-huh. that young man just waived his fourth amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures. law enforcement doesn't have to have a shred of evidence to support that frisk now that the young man has consented, of course, belie
. arrested that we do via video so it works wonderfully. >> host: have you kept your u.s. citizenship? >> guest: oh yes. >> host: why? >> guest: my mother and father and my grandparents survived that for me. it is my duty. >> host: in "quitting america" the departure of a black man from his native land written in 2004 and by the way have you changed any of your views since the election of barack obama? >> guest: i remember my mother when he was nominated, hazel and khalia and i were in montrÉal. she called me at the hotel. she was i think 93 then. she said, and she was crying. [inaudible] i didn't need that telling. i always knew this. america is many places. it is a place that can be tolerant and accepting, a place where views can be moderated and differences can be reconciled. and i think a good deal of america supported vigorously the candidacy of a rock obama. and it's not only important to the black community. it's important to other americans as well. but he still faces a sort of vicious kind of ridicule from certain borders that are not unlike the america we saw when i was you
. howard, will you dot honors? [applause] >> u.s. senator, vice president of the united states, nobel peace prize recipient, as cor winner, best selling author, any one of these superlatives alone would be enough to suggest that our next speaker is a force with which to be reckoned, but when combined into one individual, it is evident that al gore is a force of nature. he is always been on the leading edge of promoting the internet as a tool for greater communication, of climate change as one of the greatest perils of our time, and in his latest book, "the future," of the key medical technological, and philosophical drivers checking our world. ever the big picture thinker, al gore explores how we may harness these epic change agents for the good. although his public professionalized had it not been without controversy, his record of accomplishments speak to the life lived on the precipice of passion, purpose, and possibility. on behalf of the savannah book festival, it is by great honor to introduce to all of you al gore. [applause] [cheers and applause] >> thank you very much, thank you. t
been in all of this? where has the u.s. supreme court then? far from protecting the interests of discreet and insular minorities, far from doing that, the supreme court has been busy defending a war at every turn. the - u.s. supreme court over the last couple of decades has a disarrayed the protection against unreasonable searches and seizures granting to the police the authority to stop, chris, search just about anyone, anywhere, without any probable cause or reasonable suspicion not a shred of evidence of criminal activity as long as they get consent. now what is consent? it's when a police officer walks up to a young man. officer walks up to a young man with a hand on his gun and says to put your arms up in the air so i can see if you have anything on you. that young man just waved his fourth amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures law enforcement doesn't have to have a shred of evidence to support but not the young man has consented of course believing that he really had no ability to refuse consent and walk away. you might say these are just isolated i
, co-chair of the u.s. lincoln bicentennial commission, me ad rest in peace, has co-authored 44 book0s 'lincoln and is a specialist on lincoln and the go-to guy for the media for anything lincoln and has a nice artifact collection in fact. he won the lincoln prize. has also won the freeman award here at the chicago roundtable, three achievement awards from the group of new york. and also the james robertson young readers award from the roundtable of new york, and that really goes right to the book he has done today. which is his latest book, how abraham lincoln ended slavery in america, a come papillon book for young readers to the steven spielberg film lincoln. it's a new market praise for it books, 224 pages, illustrated, and it's 16.99 and we can get you this signed as well in first edition. well, thank you both for joining us here at the shop. and i have a ton of questions and i hope some will come in as well. first one is one you may have heard before but first time here and that is that we now know that john favreau, obama's speech writer, has decided to become a screen writer. s
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